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Saturday, Nov. 16 at 3:30 p.m. ET
The biggest game on paper in Week 12 will be in Austin, Texas...just like everyone thought it would be when the Longhorns were 1-2 in late September.
You have to give head coach Mack Brown and this Texas team some credit. They've bounced back and won six straight games despite numerous injuries to starters on both sides of the ball.
The question is whether those injuries will begin to catch up to Texas, especially with Oklahoma State coming to town. In addition to the season-ending injuries to linebacker Jordan Hicks, running back Johnathan Gray and defensive tackle Chris Whaley, quarterback David Ash remains out with lingering concussion symptoms, per Texas. The 'Horns will also be without offensive lineman Josh Cochran, and fellow lineman Kennedy Estelle is listed as questionable.
It will be interesting to see if Texas can run the ball effectively again after struggling to do so against West Virginia. Or, will quarterback Case McCoy be asked to win another game for the Longhorns?
And how will Texas' suddenly-improved defense look against an Oklahoma State offense that has become more potent with Desmond Roland starting at running back?
The odds have been stacked against Texas basically all season, yet this team has been able to overcome the adversity. Though Texas gets the Pokes at home, the winning streak finally comes to an end.
Score prediction: Oklahoma State 42, Texas 38